Advocacy for Nursing Home Abuse Victims
Bakersfield Nursing Home Abuse Attorney
The decision to place your loved one in a nursing home is very difficult to make. You likely expect your loved one to receive the care and attention that he or she deserves. Some nursing home residents, however, suffer avoidable injuries because of the nursing home facility's negligence. Whether the resident is harmed because of an accident or criminal conduct, our Bakersfield nursing home abuse lawyer can help you pursue a civil lawsuit.
Types of Elder Abuse
Physical abuse is the most prevalent type of elder abuse that senior citizens suffer as a result of nursing home negligence. Other types of abuse include sexual abuse, neglect, emotional abuse, and financial exploitation.
Emotional abuse of your loved one may include any of the following:
- Mocking of the patient
- Isolating the patient from other residents
- Intimidation through yelling or threats
- Ignoring the patient
Common Signs of Elder Abuse
If you observe any of the following signs of physical abuse, we encourage you to contact us immediately:
- Unexplained lacerations or bruises
- Torn or bloody clothing
- Broken bones
- Medications have not been administered
- Soiled clothing or bed linens
- Unsanitary living conditions
Schedule a free case evaluation today to receive the legal help that your situation requires.
Seeking Damages on the Elderly Patient's Behalf
At the Law Offices of Craig A. Edmonston, we are dedicated to helping families of those who have suffered nursing home abuse and other types of mistreatment. We take every necessary measure to help our clients obtain the compensation that they deserve. Bakersfield personal injury lawyer Craig Edmonston has nearly 30 years of experience serving the best interests of our clients. We are here for you during every step of your case.
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